In this short video, theologian Michael Horton discusses how Christians should defend their faith. Horton is the J. Gresham Machen Professor of Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California. He is the editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine, and president and host of the syndicated radio broadcast, The White Horse Inn.
Michael Horton writes: “When Jesus Christ arrived, He did not revive the Sinai theocracy as His contemporaries had hoped. Instead of driving out the Romans, He commanded love for our enemies. Gathering the new Israel — Jew and Gentile — around Himself, by His Spirit, through Word and sacrament, Jesus
By Michael Horton According to a 2013 survey by LifeWay Research, one-third of Americans agree that “prayer and Bible study alone can overcome serious mental illness.” Nearly half (48 percent) of evangelicals agree. (1) Why on earth would Modern Reformation imagine that it had something important to say, from a
Professor of theology and apologetics, Michael Horton, writes in a post at Westminster Seminary, CA’s, website: One subject that brings even fundamentalists and liberals together is the criticism of systematic theology. For instance, many of us were reared to suspect that if someone clearly embraced some particular system (e.g., Calvinist,
No doubt, the United States and South Africa are different places in many respects. For starters, we drive on the correct side of the road and they don’t. On a whole Americans tend to be more extroverted and outgoing than we do (something I think we secretly envy about them.)
One of the distinguishing marks of the Reformed tradition is its insistence that God’s law (commands) be carefully distinguished from his gospel (promise). The fundamental reason why there was a Protestant Reformation in the first place is because the Medieval Roman Catholic Church had confused or conflated the gospel with
One of the best resources I stumbled upon in my journey as a Christian in the USA was the White Horse Inn. Here you will find a wealth of fee audio material to load onto your pod or phone for those commutes or runs. The radio broadcast is hosted by
In recent weeks I have been using some theological categories (to help explain God’s Word in the book of Titus) that may be new to many people in the study. For one, I have been introducing covenant theology. So far we have considered at a basic level God’s covenant of